Data Management, Inc. of Farmington held a duck race fundraiser to benefit the FRWA. The little rubber duckies were not cooperating but everyone had fun. Data Managment Employees raised over $300 to support FRWA programs. To see photos continue reading… Read the rest of this entry »
SIMSBURY, March 5, 2008 – The Farmington Valley Trails Council and the Farmington River Watershed Association along with the East Coast Greenway Alliance are proud to announce a fundraising event to benefit all three organizations hosted by the Riverview Wedding and Banquet facility located at 10 Winslow Place-between the Farmington River and the multi-use Farmington Canal Heritage in Simsbury. The owners of the Riverview have graciously offered their elegant facility’s grand opening to benefit these wonderful organizations.
The event will be held from Noon until 6 PM on Saturday the 26th. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 per individual and $25 for families at the door or contact the FRWA for advance sales at (860) 658-4442. Events include shows by world- renowned extreme trails rider Jeff Lenowski at 2pm and 4pm; fly fishing and tying demonstrations by Dick Reynolds of the Farmington River Angler’s Association at 1pm and 3pm; and a ride on the trails to the proposed route of the East Coast Greenway in Tariffville in conjunction with the Tariffville Village Association. Representatives from the recipient organizations will be available with information and displays. A number of door prizes will be given out to ticket holders during the course of the event, including grand prizes of a bicycle and a kayak.
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